Discussion: Belgium Raises Terror Alert After Deadly Raid

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No police were wounded or killed in the firefight, which occurred at the height of rush hour in a crowded neighborhood.

I’m glad that no one else was wounded or killed, but am I the only one who’s puzzled by the timing of this raid? Wouldn’t 3:00 am be a better idea?

Belgian federal magistrate Eric Van der Sypt said in Brussels that there was no link at this stage between the Paris attacks and the Belgian operation, which he said is the result of an investigation that has been underway for a few weeks.

So, basically, the first two paragraphs are irrelevant at best, and deliberately misleading at worst.